DANCING PANDAS

Journaling The Journey

8 Best Vegan Restaurants in Chiang Mai

Best Vegan Restaurants in Chaing Mai

This post has been updated on July 23, 2024 Chiang Mai is a place of vegan dreams.  I had heard amazing things about this city’s vegan restaurants and was so excited to find out that they were all true. Travelling through new places can be taxing on a plant based diet. Using Google Translate to […]

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Asia’s World City – 3 Gorgeous Parks

Asia's World City

It has become a bit of a tradition for us to land in Asia’s World City (Hong Kong) at the beginning of a given year.  We started or nomadic journey right here and hold it and it’s people near and dear to our hearts. One of the things that we enjoy a lot here are […]

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Koh Tao Our Favorite Island in Thailand

Koh Tao, Best Island in Thailand, best beach in Thailand, what is the best beach in Thailand?

Thailand has a very special place in our hearts.  And Koh Tao is our favorite island there.   So needless to say we love, Koh Tao.  The name means “Turtle Island” and true to it’s moniker there are still some giant turtles living around the coves of the island.  “Discovered” in the early 1980’s this oasis […]

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Koh Samui Thailand’s #1 Best Beach Destination?

Koh Samui best beach, What is the best beach Koh Samui, what is the best beach destination?

Koh Samui is the island in the Gulf of Thailand that is considered to be the most beautiful and luxurious.  Fair enough – most of the major hotel brands are present here and there are numerous resorts and beaches to choose from. On the island there are 3 main beach towns, each offering different experiences. […]

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Is Penang Worth a Visit?

Penang Malaysia Georgetown

Georgetown, the capital of Penang is the second most populous area in Malaysia after Kuala Lumpur.  It is a melting pot of eastern cultures and is a UNESCO world heritage sight. There is quite a bit to see on this colorful island.  Although when we visited, the beaches were quite underwhelming and dirty.  However, read […]

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The Garden City – Stunning Singapore!

the garden city singapore what to do in singapore botanical gardens singapore

We flew on Cathay Pacific business from Hong Kong to Singapore (otherwise known as The Garden City).  It was a really pleasant 4 hour flight.  Singapore felt even muggier than Hong Kong and the air conditioning of our uber ride was very much appreciated. Our hotel was the Wanderlust design hotel which is an SPG […]

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Hong Kong – The Start of the Dancing Pandas Journey

Hong Kong, Hiking Hong Kong, Dancing Pandas. Dragons Back Trail

Getting to Hong Kong The beginning of our first international journey of 2018 started in Hong Kong.   We were a bit apprehensive starting a long journey so soon after the loss of our beloved dog Fozzie, but we needed a break after a month of grieving his loss. We arrived in Hong Kong on Cathay […]

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